Users' questions

How accurate is the 221 Fireball?

How accurate is the 221 Fireball?

221 Fireball is a fundamentally accurate round. For accuracy testing we mounted a Leupold Vari-X II2 6-18X scope in Talley rings and bases. Firing was at 100 yards with currently manufactured Remington 50-grain, A-Max loads and, for comparison, an earlier production lot (1997) loaded with Remington 50-grain PSPs.

What caliber is a 221 Fireball?

.17 caliber
221 Fireball has been used by wildcatters to create a small efficient . 17 caliber cartridge.

What gun shoots 221 Fireball?

The CZ 527 American and the Model 21 from Cooper Firearms of Montana are the only rifles currently chambered in . 221 by major manufacturers.

What caliber is the 224 Valkyrie?

.22 caliber
224 Valkyrie (5.6×41 mm) cartridge is a . 22 caliber (5.6 mm) rimless bottlenecked intermediate rifle cartridge, developed by Federal Premium Ammunition to rival the performance of the . 22 Nosler, while still being compatible with modern sporting rifles. .

Can you survive a 50 Cal shot?

There’s really no way to survive a . 50-cal. 50-cal. hits with so much energy that it would likely kill you even if your body armor could stop it.

What is the point of 224 Valkyrie?

The 224 Valkyrie is built to defeat wind drift and drop, and the 60-grain Nosler Ballistic Tip Varmint maximizes these built-in ballistics with a sleek, thin-jacket, polymer-tipped bullet. Its explosive expansion provides a violent energy release on impact for quick kills on varmints and predators.

Can an AR-15 shoot .224 Valkyrie?

Before its inception, longer range shooting was dominated by larger caliber bolt rifles or large framed ARs in . 308 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor. While the 6.5 CM is still better on paper, the . 224 Valkyrie can fit within an AR-15 magazine well.

Can a 50-cal rip your arm off?

50 cal. round creates such a “shockwave” as it moves through the air that it can kill a man, or rip a limb off, merely by passing by close enough.

Do Snipers use 50-cal?

50 caliber round, used by the U.S. military in M2 machine guns and M107 sniper rifles. The bullet is used against armored personnel vehicles and is used in the M2, M3 and M85 machine guns.

Can a human dodge an arrow?

Yes, a human can dodge an arrow. As you increase the quality and power of your bow, the velocity of the arrow will also increase, making it a lot harder for a human to dodge the arrow as the average human’s reaction time for a visual stimulus is around 0.25 seconds.

How big of a hole does a 221 Fireball hit?

Cutback – Interesting that you are using 18 grains of Lil’Gun with a 40 grain bullet. My 221 hits max pressure at 16 using Rem brass, CCI 200 and a 40 grain Vmax. The accuracy node is anywhere between 14.3 and 15.8 grains. All of those loads will shoot one hole at 100 and under 1/2″ at 200.

What kind of bullet is a 221 Fireball?

In the rifle cartridge section of the Nosler Reloading Guide No. 4 it is revealed that the .221 Fireball (using their 40 grain Ballistic Tip bullet) is the favorite small varmint cartridge of the Nosler ballistics staff. 17.0 grains of RL7 powder will drive this bullet to a MV of 2869 fps, and 19.0 grains of RL7 will drive it to 3242 fps.

When did the.221 Remington Fireball come out?

The .221 Remington Fireball was created by manufacturer Remington and Wayne Leek in 1963. The case is based off the .222 Remington and has the highest velocity of any commercial pistol round.

Where did I shoot a 221 Fireball in Texas?

I once shot a 221 Fireball on a Texas hunt. It kicked about like a 22 Hornet. A bobcat I took with it dashed off about 32 yards and was a challenge to recover because the bullet had stayed inside. No blood trail. But perfect pelt.